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The Evictors (1979)

PG | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 18 April 1979 (USA)
A young couple, just married, rents a house in a village in Louisiana. But they are not welcome because the inhabitants of the village look upon them with distrust. Meanwhile, in the house ... See full summary »

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Jake Rudd
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Ben Watkins
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Olie Gibson
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Mr. Bumford
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Preacher Higgins
Jimmy Clem ...
Mr. Buckner
Harry Thomasson ...
Twyla Taylor ...
Mrs. Bumford
Mary Branch ...
Mrs. Mullins
John H. Meyer ...
Mr. Mullins (as John Meyer)
John Milam ...
Mr. Rhinehart
Roxanne Harter ...
Mrs. Rhinehart
Foster Litton ...
Sheriff
Owen Guthrie ...
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A young couple, just married, rents a house in a village in Louisiana. But they are not welcome because the inhabitants of the village look upon them with distrust. Meanwhile, in the house they rented, were happening strange things from the past... Written by Volker Boehm

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It was a small Louisiana town where people live and love and die and no one ever thought of locking their doors... except in the Monroe house.


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One of the last films to be released by American International Pictures (AIP). See more »

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Nostalgic film that truly scares
6 October 2004 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie back when we first got HBO in the early eighties as a kid. The movie had a PG rating, no gore, no masked men wielding a knife, and no big production qualities and yet still managed to scare the heck out of me. There was something about the brooding atmosphere and dark haunting score that did it for me. I also remember the film had some narration in it which made it even more creepy because it gave the film a more sinister fear of the unknown quality.

Like other psychological horror film classics such as Rosemary's Baby, The Others, and the Blair Witch Project(I'm sure some will disagree with me on that one)those films allowed the viewer to create the scariest horror of all, the horror that resides in our own heads.


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